Who is Adel Weir?
Weir's highest ranking to date was world number 59 in January 2011. She is currently ranked number 18 in South Africa but has been as high as number 8. In the 2008 South African National Championships she finished in 9th position. In 2004 and 2005, she represented South Africa in the South African junior team at the world championships. Weir was the quarter finalist in the South African National Championships in 2005.
Since joining the WISPA tour in 2006, Weir has competed in a number of WISPA events around the world. Her best finish to date is losing in the semi finals of the South Australia Open in 2008 to Amelia Pittock. Weir has been training in Doha, Qatar, for the last year, prior to that she was training and coaching in Guildford, in the UK following her graduation from the University of Johannesburg in 2005.
Approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, Adel is extremely fit, has a strong drive and is an aggressive attacking player. Considering her young age, she is expected to significantly improve on her world ranking as she gains more experience. A self-confessed sports freak, Adel enjoys anything active and is also a keen reader, cook and film buff outside of squash.
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- Oct 29, 1983
on July 23, 2013